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· February, 2010

Stories about Governance from February, 2010

Ukraine, Russia: The Plight of Chekhov's Yalta Museum

China: Mobilizing mothers for censorship

On January 19th 2010, the Beijing Association of online media established a group called Mama Jury to censor obscene and pornographic information online. According to report from Southern Weekend, the...

Sri Lanka: Censorship And Pertinent Questions

India: Fighting For The Forest

Bangladesh: Communal Attack On Jumma Villages

Latvia: “Cyber-Security ‘Killer Incident'”

Coup in Niger: Bloggers sigh in relief at the ousting of President Tandja

On Thursday, February 18th a coup d'état took place in Niger, in which President Mamadou Tandja was captured after a gun battle in the capital. A few months ago Tandja...

Croatia: A New President, A New Path

On Friday of last week, Ivo Josipović took office as Croatia's third president, replacing outgoing two-term president, Stjepan Mesić, who was the head of Croatia for a decade.

Estonia: Lessons of the Ukrainian Election

Bulgaria: “The Bulgarian Guantanamo”

Belarus: State TV Accused of “Ripping a Whole Sitcom”

Singapore: New voters

Belarus, Poland: Situation With the Union of Poles

Belarus, Ukraine: Yanukovych from Yanuki

EU, Greece: Greek PM Parody

The Balkans, Italy: Berlusconi's “Albanian Girls” Comment; Doctored Photo

Poland: “Better Say Nothing”

Iran: Cyber Islamic Militarism on the March

The internet is usually touted as a space for dialogue and peaceful exchange, but in the case of Iran, the political conflict has also morphed into new forms of online...

Sri Lanka: The Impending General Elections

Macedonia: Official Website of Skopje Old Bazaar

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